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Three Ring Ranch

#51 of 199 Tours in Kailua-Kona Features Animals
75-809 Keaolani Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-8815
+1 808-331-8778
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So educational and a hidden gem

Been coming to the Big Island for 19 years but just read about this wonderful animal sanctuary this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Soquel, California
A wonderful place doing great work

Ann and Co. are doing righteous work for the animals that are lucky enough to end up here. This is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
San Diego, California
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The Three Ring Ranch is a private, USDA licensed, non-profit, exotic animal sanctuary located right above the village in Kona. The Only accredited sanctuary facility in Hawaii. Home to zebra, bison, nene, hawks, monkeys, owls, flamingos and reptiles, as well as many other rare, endangered and exotic animals. We host 2 hour educational excursions by appointment only. Book online from our web site. Please do not come to security gate without an appointment. We have no way to allow visitors to walk around the grounds unless in one of our tour/educational programs for safety and liability reasons. Children need to be over age 6 to attend. Leave your dog at home. Bring your camera!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
75-809 Keaolani Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-8815
+1 808-331-8778

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been coming to the Big Island for 19 years but just read about this wonderful animal sanctuary this year. Three Ring Ranch is a wonderful place. Ann educates you as you walk and get to meet the animals that are there. Learned many things and...More

Thank gotkona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ann and Co. are doing righteous work for the animals that are lucky enough to end up here. This is a fun, educational, amazing thing to do...just minutes outside of Kona town! You learn and ton and it's very hands on. Pure magic! Mahalo Ann...More

Thank billymfgill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great time learning about how exotic animals become pets (and how they shouldn't be!) - Ann goes through great measures to help give new homes to these animals and a better way of life. And the location is amazing!

Thank Aaron D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in Kona, we made arrangements to visit the Three Ring Ranch, a sanctuary run by the very passionate Ann. Our whole family loves animals, but especially my 10 year old daughter. When booking, you MUST book in advance, and children must be older than...More

1  Thank Sara h
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I've visited Three Ring Ranch many times and always learn something new. My personal favorite is Cody, a buffalo that has grown up on the Ranch. It's fun to watch him play with his unlikely best friend, a donkey! Give Ann a call and arrange...More

Thank ladykona
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

All the glowing reviews are accurate. The sanctuary is a heavenly place for every one of these animals that have experienced unfortunate circumstances with uninformed/uncaring prior owners. Ann has devoted her life to the rehabilitation of all under her care and fostering the rebuilding of...More

Thank SilverFoxx66
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

What an amazing tour and a great hands on animal experience. The guide and co-owner of the sanctuary is an amazing lady who taught us so much about animal communication and behavior. The hands on part included having a bison slurp an apple off my...More

2  Thank Maria P
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Being guided by Anne is an unforgettable and extraordinary experience that I highly recommend to anyone even remotely interested in animals, or people, or life in general.

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Family visit, with no plan for today....Called and they were arranging a tour that morning! We followed the GPS, and arrived just in time. What a joy. The setting, the guide, the animals, the view....all up close and personal. Just watch out for the stampeding...More

Thank 305lawrencew
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This was a most memorable and amazing experience. Ann is indeed the closest thing to Dr Doolittle. She operates an exotic animals rescue ranch that also provides educational opportunities for interns and future vets from all over the world. We took the VIP tour as...More

Thank Idil C
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9 May 2015|
Response from AnnGoody | Property representative |
Aloha, Mostly on level ground but on grass or gravel. The area that is uneven is only slightly thus not wheelchair or walker friendly. Many who have done it post stroke or injury did it with a friend carrying a folding chair... More
Lois S
7 February 2015|
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Response from Paul S | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You need to call or e-mail them first you can't just show up as they have their schedule with the animals. Once you contact them they will give you directions to the facility. A $50 per person donation is recommended... More